Penny Hardaway
Penny Hardaway
Real Name/Full Name Anfernee Deon “Penny” Hardaway
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Penny Hardaway
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 18 July 1971
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 201 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Eddie Golden
Mother – Fae Hardaway
School: Treadwell High School
College: University of Memphis
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name:
Kids/Children Name: Jayden, LaTanfernee, and Laila Hardaway
Profession: Former Professional Basketball Player, Basketball Coach, and Businessman
Net Worth: $55 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Penny Hardaway is a popular American former professional basketball player, businessman, and the current head coach of the Memphis Tigers men’s basketball team. He is most well-known for his career in the NBA, where he became a 4-time NBA All-Star member and 2-time All-NBA First Team member, among other honors. He was also a member of the 1996 US Olympic Games Basketball Team that won the Gold Medal.

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Biography and Early Life

Penny Hardaway, whose full name is Anfernee Deon “Penny” Hardaway, was born on the 18th of July 1971 in Fae Hardaway and Eddie Golden. He began to live with his grandmother after his mother left to work in Oakland in 1974. His zodiac sign is Cancer and he was drawn to sports from an early age itself.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Penny Hardaway in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Penny Hardaway’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 18 July 1971. Though, he is 6′ 7″ in feet and inches and 201 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194 lbs in Pound and 88 kg in Kilograms.


Penny Hardaway received his high school education from Treadwell High School. He was a fantastic basketball player during his high school days and was even named Parade Magazine National High School player of the year in his senior year. He then studied at the University of Memphis but left in his senior to be a part of the 1993 NBA Draft. However, he returned in 2003 and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in professional studies. He played amazingly in his college days as well and even earned All-American honors.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Penny Hardaway is a father to son, Jayden and two daughters, LaTanfernee and Laila Hardaway.  Jayden plays basketball at the University of Memphis, just like his father. Interestingly, Penny currently serves as the coach of the University of Memphis basketball team. He shares his two daughters, with his high school girlfriend, Latarsha and the identity of Jayden’s mother isn’t out yet. However, he is currently single as per our records.

Is Penny Hardaway Gay?

Penny Hardaway is straight when it comes to his sexual orientation and is neither gay nor bisexual. He has 3 children out of which he shares two children with his high school girlfriend, Latarsha. Apart from that, there is no record of his previous relationship(s), if any, which does make a lot of sense as he is a very private person, and he likes to keep his personal life out of the limelight.

Professional Career

Penny Hardaway began his NBA career in 1993, playing for the Orlando Magic. He played for the team till 1999. During these 6 years, he gave some amazing performances and had some notable achievements. In his first season, he averaged 16 points per game and in a game against the Boston Celtics recorded his first career triple-double.

For his performances in his debut season, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie first team. He averaged 20.9 points per game in the following season, and he was named to the All-NBA First Team.  In the 1995-96 season, he averaged 21.7 points per game and once again got named to the All-NBA First Team. In 1999, he was traded to the Phoenix Suns, and he played for the team till 2004.

In his debut season for the team, he averaged 5.8 rebounds per game. From 2004 to 2006, he worked for played for the New York Knicks and in 2007 for the Miami Heat. In the 2005-06 season, his Free Throws Percentage was 1% while his Three-Point Field Goals Percentage in the 2007-08 season was 0.421%. Interestingly, he has achieved the highest honor in the Olympics as he was a member of the 1996 US Olympic Games Basketball Team that won the Gold Medal.

After retiring from the game in 2007, he began his coaching career in 2011 for the Lester Middle School. He has been working as a head coach for Memphis Tigers Men’s basketball team since 2018. Apart from being a basketball player, he has worked in films as well. He has appeared in the 1994 basketball drama film, and the 2016 documentary film, “This Magic Moment”. He is a businessman as well, as he owns a barbershop and beauty salon in Memphis. He also has a minor stake in the popular NBA team, Memphis Grizzlies.


  • Penny Hardaway was named to the NBA All-Star Game 4 times in his career (1995 to 1998).
  • Penny Hardaway was named to the All-NBA First Team twice in his career, once in 1995 and once in 1996.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Penny Hardaway in 2024

Penny Hardaway Net Worth
Penny Hardaway Net Worth

As of 2024, Penny Hardaway has garnered a net worth of $55 Million. He has garnered most of his earnings from his career as a professional basketball player. He has been incredibly smart in his financial decisions and has invested in various areas, which has certainly contributed greatly to building such a handsome net worth.

Penny Hardaway has been a good basketball player and his work shows that. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck in all his future endeavors, and thank him for the amazing sporting moments, he gave us over the years.


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